Government Property Inspectors and Investigators

Investigate or inspect government property to ensure compliance with contract agreements and government regulations.

Median Annual Wage: $64,950

Education: Post-secondary certificate (41%); High school diploma or equivalent (29%)

Projected Growth: Slower than average (3% to 7%)

Related Job Titles: Inspector; Housing Quality Standard Inspector (HQS Inspector); Housing Inspector; Asset Manager; Quality Assurance Specialist; Airport Operations Officer; Housing Management Representative; Construction Inspector; Quality Control Manager; Sanitation Inspector

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  • Examine records, reports, or other documents to establish facts or detect discrepancies.

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  • Active Listening - Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
  • Writing - Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.
  • Reading Comprehension - Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
  • Judgment and Decision Making - Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.
  • Critical Thinking - Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
  • Complex Problem Solving - Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.
  • Coordination - Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions.
  • Monitoring - Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.
  • Social Perceptiveness - Being aware of others' reactions and understanding why they react as they do.

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